Wicked - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪkɪd|  American pronunciation of the word wicked
Brit.  |ˈwɪkɪd|  British pronunciation of the word wicked

adjective

- having committed unrighteous acts (syn: sinful, unholy)
- intensely or extremely bad or unpleasant in degree or quality(syn: severe, terrible)

under wicked fire from the enemy's guns
a wicked cough

- naughtily or annoyingly playful(syn: arch, impish, implike, mischievous, pixilated, prankish, puckish)

a wicked prank

- highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust(syn: disgustful, disgusting, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellant, repellent, repelling, revolting, skanky, yucky)

a wicked stench

Examples

She played the part of the wicked stepmother in the play.

She wore a wicked grin after her victory.

She's known for having a wicked sense of humor.

She had a wicked case of food poisoning.

A wicked odor was coming from the closet.

He throws a wicked fastball.

His car goes wicked fast.

All his friends thought he was wicked cool.

The tickets were wicked expensive.

That was wicked of him.

It's wicked to lie.

However wicked a man may be, he is sure to find a wickeder.

Carl had a wicked grin on his face as he crept up behind Ellen.

Tara hasn't lost her wicked sense of humour.

That's a wicked bike!

Word forms

adjective
comparative: wickeder
superlative: wickedest
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